Tag Archives: Earthquake

16Oct 2018
George Tharalson

Earthquakes Happen in California: Be Ready!

It was just after 5:00 p.m. on October 17, 1989, and I was still at work in the Bay Area. All of a sudden the 6.9 magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake struck. I crawled under my desk for protection and watched … Read more »

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18Oct 2017
George Tharalson

The Earth Quakes and the Building Shakes. Where is the Safest Place to Go?

Hint: it’s not the doorway. For years we were told to stand in a doorway during an earthquake, but that’s not the right answer. What about running outside? That’s not right either. With California experiencing on average 50 earthquakes measuring … Read more »

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